World English Dictionary
zoogloea (ˌzəʊəˈɡliːə)
a mass of bacteria adhering together by a jelly-like substance derived from their cell walls
[C19: zoo- + New Latin gloea glue, from Greek gloia]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: zoogloea
Next Definition: zoograft
Words Near: zoogloeal
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for zoogloeal
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing zoogloeal
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature